MO-06: Graves Shows Massive Lead Over Barnes

SurveyUSA has Sam Graves (R) leading Kay Barnes (D) by a commanding 54-36%. Graves (the incumbent) looks to be cruising to re-election.

In an election for US House of Representatives in Missouri’s 6th Congressional District today, 10/29/08, six days till votes are counted, incumbent Republican Sam Graves defeats Democratic challenger Kay Barnes 54% to 36%, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for KCTV-TV in Kansas City. Barnes had pulled to within 3 points of Graves in SurveyUSA polling in August, but at the finish line, momentum is with the Republican, who has doubled his advantage in the past two weeks.

He has the advantage in all age groups and leads Barnes among independents.

There have been reports that internal campaign polling reports a similarly large lead for Graves which has lead to the DCCC scaling back it’s funding in the race.